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Sprint Will Wait To Launch Windows Phone 8 Until 2013

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Windows Phone 8 is hitting Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile this year. But Sprint customers will have to wait until 2013. For unknown reasons, the carrier is not getting any versions of the Nokia or HTC WinPhone 8 handsets at launch. Perhaps Sprint’s hesitance has something to do with the lackluster...
Sprint Will Wait To Launch Windows Phone 8 Until 2013

The antisocial network: why Facebook abuse is a matter for employers

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A tribunal has upheld a company's decision to sack an employee for gross misconduct after he posted offensive comments about a co-worker on FacebookWorkers be warned: taking to your Facebook page or another social networking site to make derogatory comments about a colleague is not a wise move. Comments that...
The antisocial network: why Facebook abuse is a matter for employers

Rapprochement or Retreat? Motorola Mobility Drops ITC Patent Complaint Against Apple.

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An unexpected development in Apple’s ongoing patent battle with Google. The search giant’s Motorola Mobility division on Tuesday abruptly withdrew a recent complaint it had brought against Apple with the International Trade Commission. Filed in mid-August, the complaint accused Apple of infringing seven Motorola patents and asked the ITC to...
Rapprochement or Retreat? Motorola Mobility Drops ITC Patent Complaint Against Apple.

Achieve excellence in Xcode with the Ultimate Xcode Course [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. If you’ve ever wanted to develop for iOS, you’ll need to wrap your head around Xcode…and that’s not necessarily the easiest thing to grasp. Whether you’re looking to take on coding as a new hobby, reach a new audience for your business,...
Achieve excellence in Xcode with the Ultimate Xcode Course [VB Store]

Meet the 7 startups from Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Gener8tor accelerator

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Anyone who reads my work knows that I have a penchant for accelerators, so it’s with great pleasure to day that I get to tell you about the graduating class and some news from another one – Gener8tor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. First, let’s start with the news. Gener8tor is today...
Meet the 7 startups from Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Gener8tor accelerator

Alibaba's Taobao preps international expansion with Hong Kong, Taiwan push

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Taobao, the popular consumer ecommerce site from Alibaba, has revealed that it has already attracted almost 2 million users in its expansion into Greater China, with 1.2 million members in Hong Kong and 500,000 in Taiwan, as it uses the markets as a stepping stone to make the jump overseas....
Alibaba's Taobao preps international expansion with Hong Kong, Taiwan push

Opera Software partners with Indian mobile OEMs to get its Opera Mini browser pre-installed on Android devices

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Opera Software has partnered with seven smartphone and tablet manufacturers based in India to ensure that its Opera Mini browser comes pre-installed on a large number of future devices running Android. All devices built by Celkon, Karbonn, Lava and Intex – and which run Google’s mobile operating system – will...
Opera Software partners with Indian mobile OEMs to get its Opera Mini browser pre-installed on Android devices

Little Big Planet Karting is joyous

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United Front Games brings its kart-racing expertise to the Little Big Planet franchise, resulting in a game cobbled together from found parts, enthusiasm and wonderLittle Big Planet Karting is, by all accounts, already pretty special. After an enthusiastic presentation from lead designer William Ho, we're invited to play on one...
Little Big Planet Karting is joyous

Xcom Global opens international MiFi rental / service center in New York City

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Serving jetsetters at LAX just wasn't enough for Xcom Global. Engadget's personal favorite when it comes to snagging international data before leaving the States is now opening up shop in the Big Apple -- a wise move for increasing its presence in a market where loads of humans are...
Xcom Global opens international MiFi rental / service center in New York City

Apple's new iPod lineup: An analysis (Photos 1/5)

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(1/5) IPOD SHUFFLE. Was: $79 (1GB) | Now: new colors, including Product Red shuffle; still $79 (1GB). Apple (AAPL) made a daring decision to freshen the shuffle simply by changing the color scheme, rather than bumping storage up to 2GB. It's probably a wise move; shuffle devotees buy it for...
Apple's new iPod lineup: An analysis (Photos 1/5)
Taptu breaks out of mobile, delivers an HTML5 news DJ app for the Web

WikiLeaks Reveals Aaron Swartz May Have Been A Source: Wise Move?

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WikiLeaks currently finds itself in a difficult position. Funds are trickling in because of a questionable financial blockade against it, and Julian Assange is stuck in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. So it's understandable that it should want to take every opportunity to remind people that it is still around...
WikiLeaks Reveals Aaron Swartz May Have Been A Source: Wise Move?

Songful turns your iPad into a sweet Ultimate Guitar-powered touch guitar

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If you’re prone to serenading your friends while doing air guitar, the new Songful iPad app from InstruMagic and Ultimate Guitar is for you. The $2.99 app lets you strum through any chord page from Ultimate Guitar’s 200,000-song collection. The best part is you can hold it like a minstrel...
Songful turns your iPad into a sweet Ultimate Guitar-powered touch guitar

Windows RT Tablets Could Carry Price Tag as Low as $300

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When the first tablets running Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows RT operating system debut in October, they’ll do so at a very competitive price. David Schmoock, Lenovo’s head of North American operations, tells Bloomberg that Windows RT tablets running ARM processors will cost a third to half as much as their Intel-powered,...
Windows RT Tablets Could Carry Price Tag as Low as $300

LG's New Tablet Strategy: Quit While It's Behind

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LG Electronics says it’s not too worried about Microsoft’s new foray into tablets. But, then, it’s not all that concerned with the tablet market at this point, anyway. These days, LG is focused largely on its smartphone portfolio, and it’s not expending very much effort on tablets — nor does...
LG's New Tablet Strategy: Quit While It's Behind
Madefire brings motion comics to iPhone and iPod touch

Prince Harry pictures: the Sun's ethics are set by the internet | Roy Greenslade

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Publishing naked pictures of the prince is risky given Leveson's scrutiny, but the paper's defence will be the web did it firstBy publishing a naked picture of Prince Harry, the Sun has done what it has been doing ever since Rupert Murdoch first acquired it in 1969 - sticking up...
Prince Harry pictures: the Sun's ethics are set by the internet | Roy Greenslade
Tim Cook says Apple has 'no religious issue' against making apps for Android

Plastic Logic Exits E-Reader Business It Never Really Managed to Enter

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After two stumbling runs at the e-reader market, Plastic Logic has finally given up on the business altogether. The company, which first debuted its touchscreen e-reader at D7, is shuttering its U.S. operations in Mountain View, Calif., and scrapping entirely its latest e-reader plan, which saw it peddling its devices...
Plastic Logic Exits E-Reader Business It Never Really Managed to Enter

Where Marries GeoLocal App with the Web

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After having seen tremendous success with its geo-local app called Where, the Boston-based uLocate Communications today rebranded itself as Where. The company also launched a new website that allows mobile users to sync information in the app between the phone and the PC. Where.com users can go online to search nearby...
Where Marries GeoLocal App with the Web

No joke: Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in biopic

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Take a moment to digest this news: Ashton Kutcher, he of That ’70s Show, Dude Where’s My Car?, and now Two and a Half Men fame, is reportedly attached to play the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. The indie film will simply be titled “Jobs,”...
No joke: Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in biopic

Mint.com Launches Android Tablet App

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Mint.com, the financial service we first mentioned at TechCrunch40 in 2007 (wow, that seems like a long time ago), announced that they have launched a new native app specifically for 9 and 10 inch Android tablets running Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich. This new app, available in the Android Market,...
Mint.com Launches Android Tablet App

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite gets support for iPad mini, Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ and new analytics

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Adobe has announced Release 24 for its Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), bringing support for the iPad mini, the upcoming Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ and a web viewer on Windows 8. The company has also added new reader behavior analytics for publishers to track. DPS apps designed for the iPad 2...
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite gets support for iPad mini, Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ and new analytics
BlackBerry 10 is drawing a crowd

Facebook Solidifies Advertising Position Without Offending Members

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Facebook's addition of the Want button is a most likely, wise move to bolster its advertising efforts. And its new Collections button helps it confront the Pinterest threat head on. But are either good for members? The buttons debuted earlier this month and closely foilowed Facebook's decision to make it...
Facebook Solidifies Advertising Position Without Offending Members

More Microsoft Stores Means More Surface Showrooms

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Microsoft’s retail store homesteading is well under way. During the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference last year, COO Kevin Turner said Microsoft planned to open 75 brick-and-mortar storefronts over the next two to three years (see “Microsoft Opens Colorado Retail Store in Wyoming“). Revisiting those comments at the same conference today,...
More Microsoft Stores Means More Surface Showrooms

Mark Zuckerberg’s 6 Ingredients For Success

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Editor’s note: Contributor Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the founder and CEO of WatchMojo.  Follow him @ashkan. Leadership guru Warren Bennis asked whether leaders are born or made. When asked if Wall Street would accept a young Mark Zuckerberg in his early 20s as CEO, Facebook investor Peter Thiel said: “Well, we’ll wait until he’s over...
Mark Zuckerberg’s 6 Ingredients For Success
eBay Is Now Sharing Its Customer Data With Marketers

Airtime Failed To Go Viral. Now It's Betting On Video Posts And Twitter To Help It Take Off

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Airtime planned to reach millions through real-time Facebook Chat invites to video calls. But private messages can’t go viral, so two months after launch it’s hoping for growth through public video posts to Twitter and Facebook. Since AppData shows Airtime as having just 1000 daily and 90,000 monthly actives, finding a...
Airtime Failed To Go Viral. Now It's Betting On Video Posts And Twitter To Help It Take Off

Five More New Microsoft Stores! See If Your Town Made the List!

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With its new Surface tablets fighting for market share with more well-established rivals, Microsoft is doing all that it can to spur consumer interest in them. To that end, the company is expediting what has to date been a methodical/slow retail store rollout. Back in December, Microsoft announced plans to...
Five More New Microsoft Stores! See If Your Town Made the List!
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